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LEED (Le Employee Engagement Digest) – August 25th ’16 Edition

August 25, 2016 by Christina Wainwright

LEED (Le Employee Engagement Digest) – August 25th ’16 Edition

In this edition of LEED, we are pleased to present you with the most current news and tips on how to make your workplace the happiest and most productive!

Getting Serious About Employee Engagement

By Patrick Jinks 

Patrick Jinks writes on how leaders can focus on employee engagement and why it is so important in the corporate world!

“Engagement metrics give leaders information on specific areas of potential focus that can increase staff loyalty, improve retention, and even amp up performance.”

3 ways to improve employee engagement

By Mary Schaefer

Whether it's through meaningful one on one meetings, effective team meetings or by giving employees resources to do the job, employee engagement tips in this article will be sure to give your corporation the one up!

"Reconsider your definition of employee engagement. It’s not just a metric, a program or something HR does. How are you going to create an environment where your employees are engaged?”

Redefining Employee Engagement In the Digital Era

By Jayesh Pandey

Pandey writes on paradigm changes in generating value in corporations based on technological advances.

Redesigning how work is organized – Digital is forcing us to relook how we organize the value generation process. Organizations are going asset light and relying more than ever on real-time collaboration and network models to organize their value generation process. Businesses are going beyond rigid operating models to organize work as a dynamic aggregation of collaborations and partnerships.”

The 7 HR Mistakes That’ll Cost You Big

By Sarah Landrum 

Landrum covers how leaders can avoid angry employees, lawsuits, and corporate tribulations in these 7 points.

“According to a 2015 Gallup poll, only 31.5 percent of employees reported feeling engaged at work, although the amount of engagement went up slightly if the respondents were in management roles. You can avoid being part of that disappointing statistic by regularly asking for feedback from employees and encouraging them to speak up if they feel their work isn’t being recognized.”

6 Reasons Why Your Best Employees Quit

By Jacqueline Whitmore

Curious as to why your employees are quitting and want to know how to increase that retention rate?  This article dives into the why! 

“Employees need to know that you trust them enough to work on their own. Managers who breathe down their backs will certainly not promote trust. Excellent managers encourage their employees to be independent, make sound decisions and take on extra responsibility. If it's practical, let your employees work from home several times a month.”

Why Employee Engagement Supersedes Client Appeasement 

By William Bauer

Bauer discusses the differences in prioritizing the customer versus the worker in this eloquent analysis!

The cycle of engagement cannot be immune to employees. When management circumvents engaging employees, the opportunity cost is devastating. Rather, management must engage employees, who, in turn, engage customers.”